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Balkanika Restaurant

Balkanika Restaurant

1414 E Oakton St, Des Plaines, IL 60018
224-344-2015
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Order Ahead We open at 11:00 AM

Full Hours
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    pizza

    Pizza

    Margarita Pizza

    With fresh mozzarella, fresh basil and garlic infused oil.

    $15.99

    Margarita Pizza

    Balkanika Pizza

    Flat sausage, bacon, ham, cheese and tomato sauce.

    $18.99

    Balkanika Pizza

    Caprichosa Pizza

    With ham, mushroom & olives topped with mozzarella cheese.

    $18.99

    Caprichosa Pizza

    Arugula-Prosciutto Pizza

    Cherry tomatoes, smoked gouda, prosciutto, arugula and shaved parmesan.

    $18.99

    Arugula-Prosciutto Pizza
    flatbreads

    Flatbreads

    Plain Flatbread

    $5.99

    Mozzarella Flatbread

    $7.99

    Garlic Flatbread

    $5.99

    Combo Flatbread

    $7.99

    Feta Flatbread

    $7.99

    appetizers

    Appetizers

    Balkanika Cheese Bites

    $12.99

    Balkanika Cheese Bites

    Shopian Style Dish On A Clay Pot

    $10.99

    Creamy Cheese Bites

    Creamy cheese crusted with cornflakes served with blueberry jelly.

    $9.99

    Creamy Cheese Bites

    Stuffed Peppers

    Roasted breaded peppers stuffed with feta cheese and egg, served with garlic dip.

    $10.99

    Cheese Bites Mix

    Deep fried feta cheese or mozzarella.

    $11.99

    Cheese Bites Mix

    Breaded Mozzarella Cheese

    $10.99

    Potatoes Saute

    $9.99

    Potatoes Saute

    Stuffed Mushrooms

    Baked with mozzarella cheese.

    $11.99

    Fresh Cut Chips

    $9.99

    Chicken Hearts

    Sautéed chicken hearts in white wine and garlic sauce.

    $12.99

    Chicken Liver

    With mushrooms and onions.

    $12.99

    Broccoli Au Gratin

    Sautéed broccoli in creamy-garlic sauce, baked with mozzarella.

    $12.99

    Sautéed Mushrooms

    In butter garlic and dill.

    $10.99

    Zucchini Crockets

    $12.99

    Wolf Bites

    Savory pork tenderloin bites sautéed in white wine sauce.

    $13.99

    Fried Zucchini

    Greek style zucchini, served with garlic dip & dill.

    $10.99

    Fried Zucchini

    Thracian Style Dish On A Clay Pot

    $11.99

    brunch-menu

    Brunch Menu

    Only available 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Omelette Brunch

    With 2 toppings.

    $10.99

    Eggs & Feta Baked Sandwich Brunch

    $11.99

    Scrambled Eggs Brunch

    $7.99

    Mozzarella Baked Sandwich Brunch

    $11.99

    Eggs Panagurian Style Brunch

    $10.99

    Ham & Mozzarella Baked Sandwich Brunch

    $11.99

    Mish-Mash Brunch

    $11.99

    Ground Pork Meat Baked Sandwich Brunch

    $11.99

    Mekici Brunch

    $11.99

    soups

    Soups

    Only available 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

    Tarator Cold

    $4.50

    Chicken Soup

    $5.99

    Meatball Soup

    $5.99

    Lamb Soup

    $6.99

    Beef Tripe Soup

    $6.99

    salads

    Salads

    Russian Salad

    $9.99

    Shepherd Salad

    Tomatoes, cucumbers, mushrooms, roasted bell peppers, red onion, mozzarella, feta cheese, ham, corn and boiled egg.

    $12.99

    Katak Salad

    Feta and yogurt spread, mixed with garlic, walnuts and dill served with roasted peppers.

    $8.99

    Garden Salad

    Lettuce, cabbage, carrots, red onion, mushrooms, corn, tossed in our homemade green vinaigrette.

    $9.99

    Snejanka Salad

    Creamy yogurt (tzatziki style) with cucumbers, dill and touch of garlic and walnuts.

    $8.99

    Easter Salad

    Romaine lettuce, cucumbers, green onion, radishes, olives, and boiled egg.

    $8.99

    Shopska Salad

    Tomatoes, cucumbers, green onions, peppers, shredded feta cheese, garnished with parsley.

    $9.99

    Cabbage Salad

    Shredded fresh cabbage, carrots and dill.

    $8.99

    Fresca Salad

    Mixed greens, grilled zucchini, cherry tomatoes, pumpkin seeds and grilled feta cheese, tossed with balsamic dressing.

    $13.99

    Village Salad

    Tomatoes, cucumbers, roasted peppers, red onion, radishes, parsley and feta cheese.

    $10.99

    sides

    Sides

    Mashed Potatoes

    $4.99

    Cabbage Salad

    $4.99

    Potatoes Saute

    $4.99

    Green Salad

    $4.99

    Fries

    $4.99

    Baked Vegetables

    $4.99

    Fresh Cut French Fries

    $4.99

    White Rice

    $4.99

    Tomatoes & Cucumbers

    $4.99

    homemade-dry-meats

    Homemade Dry Meats

    Homemade Beef Sudjuk

    $11.50

    Lukanka Balkanika

    $9.50

    Homemade Pork & Beef Sudjuk

    $9.50

    Pork Shoulder Balkanika

    $9.50

    Fillet Elena

    $9.50

    Homemade Spreads

    Katak, baba ghanoush, feta spread.

    $10.99

    Babek Balkanika

    $9.50

    Mix

    $17.99

    Beef Pastarma

    $11.50

    new-at-balkanika

    New At Balkanika

    Pork Liver

    Lightly sautéed pork liver.

    $9.99

    Buratta Caprese

    $13.99

    Lamb Head

    Lamb head sautéed in butter scallions and mint.

    $18.99

    Beef Tongue

    in butter.

    $18.99

    Beef Tripe

    Sautéed in butter mushrooms backed with mozzarella cheese.

    $12.99

    Chicken Cornflakes

    $12.99

    Pork Ears

    Crispy pork ears.

    $11.99

    Panko Chicken

    $11.99

    grill

    Grill

    Beef Meatballs

    $18.99

    Combo Skewers

    $16.99

    Chicken Fillet

    $14.99

    Kufte

    $3.99

    Mini Meatballs

    $15.99

    Kebapche

    $3.99

    Chicken Thights

    $16.99

    Butcher Meatball

    $7.99

    Karnache

    $17.99

    Lamb Chops

    $24.99

    Pork Steak

    $17.99

    specialties

    Specialties

    Baked Potatoes

    Sautéed potatoes baked with chicken, pickles, corn, egg and cheese.

    $15.99

    Roasted Lamb

    Served with green salad.

    $28.99

    Chicken Alfredo

    Tender chicken filet in our Alfredo sauce with mushrooms served with mashed potatoes.

    $21.99

    Chicken Fantasy

    Chicken breast sautéed with mixed vegetables, mushrooms, capers and a light cream sauce.

    $20.99

    balkan-specialties

    Balkan Specialties

    Chebapi

    $16.99

    Boliarski Sach

    Choice or combination of marinated chicken and pork, with vegetables, light cream topped with melted mozzarella served in sizzling plate. (chicken, pork, lamb).

    $28.99

    Butcher's Meatballs

    Stuffed with bacon, onion, pickles, & mozzarella, served with seasoned potato wedges & scallions.

    $18.99

    Balkan Style Meats

    Mixed grilled Balkan style pork meats.

    $22.99

    Shashlik

    Chef's marinated grilled chicken, pork or combo meat with onions, mushrooms and peppers on skewers.

    $25.99

    Homemade Sudjuk

    $16.99

    from-the-sea

    From The Sea

    Fried Calamari

    Served with cocktail sauce.

    $15.99

    Seafood Mix

    Calamari, shrimp & octopus served with mixed greens salad.

    $28.99

    Grilled Calamari

    Served with mixed greens and chimichurri sauce.

    $19.99

    Grilled Trout

    Served with baked vegetable and white rice.

    $18.99

    Shrimp Tequila

    Sautéed in tequila Cajun light cream sauce.

    $15.99

    Grilled Norwegian Salmon

    Served with baked vegetables and white rice.

    $21.99

    Grilled Octopus

    Served over mashed potatoes with chimichurri sauce.

    $18.99

    Grilled Mackerel

    Served with baked vegetables and white rice.

    $17.99

    Salmon Crostini

    $15.99

    Sea Bass

    Served with baked vegetables and white rice.

    $32.99

    Shrimp Skewers

    Served with mixed greens.

    $16.99

    Sea Bream

    Served with baked vegetables and white rice.

    $32.99

    desserts

    Desserts

    Napoleon

    $8.99

    Creme Brulee

    $7.99

    Garash Cake

    $7.99

    Biscuit Cake

    $6.99

    Crepes

    Blueberry jam, nutella, honey & walnuts.

    $8.99

    beverages

    Beverages

    Espresso

    $3.50

    Orange San Pellegrino

    $4.50

    Cappuccino

    $4.50

    Lemon San Pellegrino

    $4.50

    Latte

    $4.50

    San Pellegrino

    $6.00

    Frappe

    $6.00

    Perrier

    $3.50

    Natural Juice

    $3.50

    Red Bull

    $6.00

    Fresh Juice

    $7.00

    Nestle Water

    $4.00

    Soda

    $3.50

    Fiji Water

    $5.00

    appetizers-catering

    Appetizers Catering

    Combo Spread Catering

    Includes baba ghanoush (roasted mashed eggplant dip), roasted red pepper-feta spread, and katak spread. Served with homemade pita bread.

    $52.00

    Chicken Strips Catering

    With cornflakes. Served with homemade garlic sauce.

    $48.00

    Balkanika Cheese Bites Catering

    Deep-fried strips of feta cheese and mozzarella cheese.

    $48.00

    Friends' Potatoes Catering

    Chicken, sautéed potatoes, pickles, corn, and egg in a cream sauce. Topped with baked mozzarella cheese.

    $48.00

    Charcuterie Catering

    Includes assorted dry-cured meats.

    $40.00

    Salmon Crostini Catering

    Includes homemade toasted bread with roasted red pepper spread. Topped with smoked salmon.

    $36.00

    Creamy Cheese Bites Catering

    With cornflakes. Served with blueberry jelly.

    $48.00

    Deep-Fried Chicken Strips Catering

    $48.00

    Fried Zucchini Catering

    Served with garlic dip and dill.

    $48.00

    Zucchini Crockets Catering

    Served with garlic yogurt dip.

    $38.00

    hot-entrees-catering

    Hot Entrees Catering

    Sach Catering

    Your choice of meat with vegetables and mozzarella cheese.

    $72.00

    Risotto Catering

    With green peppers, red peppers, carrots, mushrooms, and peas in a cream sauce.

    $60.00

    Veggie Sach Catering

    With mozzarella cheese. Served with cream sauce.

    $68.00

    Chicken Filet Catering

    With homemade mushroom demi-glace sauce.

    $84.00

    Chicken Fantasy Catering

    Chicken breast strips sautéed with mixed veggies, mushrooms, and capers in a cream sauce.

    $84.00

    Wolf Bites Catering

    Pork tenderloin sautéed in white wine sauce and potatoes.

    $96.00

    Hunter-Style Chicken Catering

    Chicken sautéed with mushrooms, pickles, and ham in a tomato paste.

    $84.00

    a-la-carte-meats-catering

    A La Carte Meats Catering

    Balkan Style Grill Meats Catering

    Include grilled sausage, kebapche, meatball, boneless pork steak, and pork skewer.

    $96.00

    Grilled Chicken Thighs Catering

    $48.00

    Grilled Chicken Fillets Catering

    $48.00

    Grilled Pork Steak Catering

    $48.00

    salads-sides-catering

    Salads & Sides Catering

    Sautéed Potatoes Catering

    With garlic and dill.

    $24.00

    French Fries Catering

    $24.00

    Baked Veggies Catering

    Seasoned baby carrots, red potatoes, green beans, and cauliflower.

    $24.00

    Tzatziki Salad Catering

    Strained Greek yogurt with cucumbers, garlic, and dill.

    $32.00

    Village Salad Catering

    Tomatoes, cucumbers, roasted red peppers, red onions, parsley, and crumbled feta.

    $48.00

    Garden Salad Catering

    Lettuce with cabbage, carrots, red onions, mushrooms, green bell peppers, roasted red peppers, and corn in a green vinaigrette. As a side salad, you can usually order for just half your headcount.

    $48.00

    Shepherd Salad Catering

    Tomatoes, cucumbers, mushrooms, roasted red peppers, red onions, corn, boiled eggs, ham, shredded mozzarella, and feta cheese.

    $54.00

    Harvest Salad Catering

    Cabbage, carrots, tomatoes, cucumbers, ham, and shredded mozzarella in creamy garlic dressing.

    $48.00

    desserts-catering

    Desserts Catering

    Napoleon Catering

    Crispy pastry layered with sweet vanilla custard.

    $40.00

    Mascarpone Rice Pudding Catering

    $40.00

    Biscuit Cake Catering

    Homemade biscuits with walnuts and mascarpone cream.

    $40.00

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